In September quarter 2007, the total number of new dwelling units approved in Victoria was 11,212. This was 1,458 more than in the June quarter 2007, or an increase of 14.9%. Over the same period, the number of new dwelling units approved in Melbourne MSR increased by 17.1%, while in the Balance of Victoria MSR the increase was 9.0%. The three LGAs with the highest number of new dwelling units approved in the September 2007 quarter were Melbourne (856), Wyndham (737) and Casey (565). From September quarter 2006 to September quarter 2007, the biggest increases in new dwelling unit approvals were in Melbourne (741), Darebin (177) and Moreland (166) and the largest decreases were in Stonnington (-127), Whittlesea (-89) and Greater Bendigo (-85).
The value of new building approvals for Victoria was $294.9 million higher in September quarter 2007 than in the previous quarter.
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